EASTERN IDAHO MAN SENTENCED TO 33 MONTHS FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
Misael Gastelum-Ferro, 26, will serve thirty-three months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered him to serve four years on supervision following his release from prison.
Gastelum-Ferro, a Mexican national, was sentenced yesterday in Pocatello. He pled guilty in September 2010. At the plea hearing he admitted that on March 21, 2010, he conspired to distribute fifty grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine.
Co-defendant Tereso Ornelas-Macias will be sentenced on March 2, 2011, in Pocatello.
The investigation was handled by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.
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